Monthly Archives: December 2015

Councilwoman Johnson Offers Important Town Phone Number Directory

Oyster Bay Town Councilwoman Michele M. Johnson advises residents that the Town has available to residents a free Important Phone Numbers brochure.
“The Important Phone Numbers brochure also provides an overview of the Oyster Bay Town Board, explaining how the Town’s legislative body works,” Councilwoman Johnson stated. “This brochure will help residents gain a better understanding of the responsibilities of the Town Supervisor and the six Council members who comprise the Town Board.
“The included phone [Read More]

Councilman Coschignano Announces Special Holiday Schedules at Town Ice Skating Rinks This Winter Break

Those looking for something fun to do this holiday break will be happy to know that all Town of Oyster Bay ice rinks will be offering a special Holiday Schedule beginning on Christmas Eve, Thursday, December 24, 2015 through January 3, 2016, according to Town Councilman Chris J. Coschignano.
“Skaters in the Town have the chance to enjoy the holiday season by skating in the pleasant outdoor atmosphere at Marjorie R. Post Community Park rink [Read More]

Supervisor Venditto: Think Before You Drink This Holiday Season

Despite prominent ad campaigns warning about the perils of drinking and driving, driving while intoxicated continues to be a major problem in this country. Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto issued his annual appeal for residents to stop and think before they drink and then drive this holiday season.
“Unfortunately, the round of celebrations with family and friends, which are so much a part of the holidays, sometimes leads party-goers to overindulge in alcohol,” Supervisor [Read More]

Councilman Pinto Invites Residents to Get Free Firewood This Winter

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joseph G. Pinto recently announced that the Town is offering free firewood for Town residents.
“Town of Oyster Bay residents, on every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through March 14, 2016, can visit the Town Highway yard, located at 150 Miller Place, Syosset, after 3:00 p.m. on Friday and between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, to receive a trunk-full of cut, but not split, wood. Please be aware that [Read More]

Councilman Macagnone Invites Residents to ‘Learn to Skate’

Registration for Spring Skating Lessons Begins February 20
Town of Oyster Bay residents are invited to “Learn to Skate” this spring by registering for skating lessons at the Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center, located at Bethpage Community Park, according to Oyster Bay Town Councilman Anthony D. Macagnone.
“The Ice Skating Center offers skating classes for residents all throughout the year. This winter season is an ideal time for newcomers to learn how to ice [Read More]

Town of Oyster Bay Conducts “Helping Through The Holidays” Food Drive in Support of Needy Local Families

Sanitation Reminders for Oyster Bay Town Residents

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Chris J. Coschignano reminds residents that there are some important rules to remember when it comes to putting out the garbage.
“In order to protect the suburban aesthetic of our beautiful Town, the Town of Oyster Bay has in place several ordinances regarding the placement and collection of garbage,” Councilman Coschignano said. “If residents follow these simple stipulations, this is something we could all benefit from.”
The Councilman went on to state [Read More]

Councilman Macagnone Reminds Residents to Help Keep Catch Basins Clean

With the arrival of the fall season, Oyster Bay Town Councilman Anthony D. Macagnone asks residents to help keep catch basins clear of debris, especially of newly fallen leaves, in an effort to prevent local street flooding.
“On streets throughout the Town of Oyster Bay, you can watch rainwater travel along the curb until it disappears into an opening called a catch basin,” Councilman Macagnone stated. “As the name implies, it is a basin designed [Read More]

Town of Oyster Bay Secures $2.1 Million Grant for Installation of Permanent Generators for Critical Community Facilities

The Town of Oyster Bay, through funding provided by the New York Rising Community Reconstruction Program of the New York State Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery, has secured a $2.1 million dollar grant that will provide for the installation of permanent generators for critical community facilities in Massapequa, according to Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto.
The Town of Oyster Bay, as described in the Massapequas NY Rising Community Reconstruction (NYRCR) Plan, will oversee the [Read More]

Supervisor Venditto: Honor Veterans This Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

On Dec. 7, 1941, pilots from the Japanese Navy conducted a surprise raid on the United States Navy’s base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, that forever changed the course of World War II history. This year marks the 74th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor and Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto reminds residents to remember the veterans who survived and those who lost their lives on that fateful day.
“The attack on Pearl Harbor [Read More]